Been too busy drinking to get any holiday shopping done? You know you can combine those two things, right? And maybe you better, because you’re about a week away from making your loved ones feel very unloved. Here are the latest one-stop shopping experiences we’ve caught wind of.
Holiday Hoo-Ha and Last Minute Market
Friday, Dec. 19 and Saturday, Dec. 20. at LESpace, 201 Allen St.
Nothing like free hot-buttered-rum cider to put you in the mood to shop. Seven local artists and artisans will by plying their wares at this pop-up. Expect hot chocolate from Lululosophy, t-shirts from LéOne, handmade tables designed by street artist Ivan Orama, prints by photographer James Miille, umbrellas and such from Ame Ame, fashion pieces by TILLYandWILLIAM, post-modern gear from HEISEL and more.
Holiday Party at Treehouse & Friends
Thurs., Dec. 18, 6-9pm, at 430 Graham Ave, bet. Frost and Withers Sts
Treehouse & Friends is inviting all y’all in for seasonal drinks and treats. And as if that weren’t enough, the Brooklyn-based designers who operate the store collaboratively are discounting their handmade artisanal gifts by up to 15 percent. Peep the store’s Etsy page for an idea of what to expect.
Forma de Ser’s Holiday Emporium
Through Dec. 30 at 90 Stanton St., bet. Orchard and Ludlow Sts.; open Monday through Saturday, noon-8pm and Sundays 11am-7pm
Not only is Forma de Ser owner Rachel Horowitz selling items she discovered during her Latin American travels (ponchos from Peru, shell-shaped dishes from Nicaragua, glass hearts from Mexico), but she has also brought in brands like Whitewash Collection (locally made clothing), Miss Mochila (handmade Colombian bags), Parcel & Journey (Guatemalan goods), Farm Candy (artisan chocolates and candies), and Tenoverten (cruelty-free nail polish). Naturally, there will also be terrariums, courtesy of Racine by Lisa.